STUDY SESSION 15
Alternative Investments This study session discusses the following categories of alternative investments: real estate, private equity, and commodities. Real estate investments, both private investment and investment through publicly traded securities, are described, and methods for analysis and evaluation are presented. Private equity, including venture capital and leveraged buyouts, is examined from the perspectives of a private equity firm evaluating equity investments for its portfolio and an investor evaluating participation in a private equity fund. The study session concludes with a discussion of commodities and commodity derivatives.
Reading 43 Private Real Estate Investments
Reading 44 Publicly Traded Real Estate Securities
Reading 45 Private Equity Valuation
Reading 46 Commodities and Commodity Derivatives: An Introduction